Edinburgh Games Symposium

On Friday 21st of June, at Edinburgh university's Inspace, the Edinburgh Game Symposium will take place.  The symposium will focus on music and the development of video games. Tickets are available to the public, development community and those interested in the audio aspects of gaming.  Prices start at £5.00 and creep up to the entirely... Continue Reading →

Dope Stars Inc Tracks Hit APB Reloaded

The last update to APB Reloaded, didn't just add new content, game types, items and vehicles, it added music too. APB developer Reloaded Productions and industrial rock band Dope Stars Inc. have signed an agreement which bring three tracks from the band's latest album UltraWired to the APB Reloaded soundtrack. The tracks Lies Irae, No... Continue Reading →

TRC Seeking Digital Media Project Manager

You may not have come across Glasgow's TRC media yet.  The company is a charitable organisation, which delivers research and training programmes to the television, interactive and wider creative industries. Like it or not, the reality is that digital and interactive media is fundamentally changing almost every aspect of the creative world.  From the way... Continue Reading →

You Want Fame? Fame Costs! Right Here’s Where You Start Playin’…

Updated: Game now in OPEN Beta Ninja Kiwi, the company formerly known as Digital Goldfish is settling comfortably into its new life as the mobile arm of the New Zealand online gaming powerhouse.  The company's latest release in its quest to be more awesomer, is Road To Fame, which is now in open beta over... Continue Reading →

Lucky Frame’s Wave Trip. Wavy! Trippy! Fun!

Lucky Frame is back - with a brand new game.  After the awards, amazing reviews, nominations, plaudits, acclaim and general awestruck wonder that the company's previous title, Bad Hotel picked up, Lucky Frame has refused categorically to rest upon it's rainbow-hued laurels.  The steely-eyed outfit has instead forced it's development gnomes back down the software... Continue Reading →

2012 in review

How was your 2012?  Good?  Bad?  Indifferent?  Inexplicably awesome?  We may never know (unless you kept your friendly neighbourhood Scottish Games Network up to date with the latest, greatest news, releases and updates). The Scottish Games Network did quite well, thank you.  Lots of new views, lots of new friends, lots of great interest.  The... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Awards 2012 – Decision Time

It emerged a few weeks ago that the 2012 Creative Scotland Awards had categories for film, TV, music, performing arts but games, interactive entertainment and digital media had been neglected. We've since had several conversations with representatives from Creative Scotland who have gone some way to explaining why games didn't appear in the awards. Put... Continue Reading →

Games Have No Place In A Creative Scotland

2012 has been the Year of Creative Scotland.  A nation wide celebration of creativity which highlights all of the amazing talent, the clever businesses and the dedicated organisations we have here in Scotland. Unless you work in digital media.  The recently announced Creative Scotland awards have categories for film and television, literature, music, theatre -... Continue Reading →

Bad Hotel Good Game

We are, of course, entirely objective here at Scottishgames.  We love all of the developers and games companies in Scotland without favouritism or preference. There are a few companies though, who do get us quite excited when we hear they're working on a new game.  We were lucky enough to see Bad Hotel in development, during an... Continue Reading →

Scottish Independent Technologist Revolutionizes Music

One problem which has plagued the evolution of music is the almost complete lack of instruments which can be played solely with the nose.  Aside from the Polynesian Nose Flute (and arguably the drums) there are few dedicated instruments which don't leave the player concussed, bleeding and broken. Plus the nose flute, if you think... Continue Reading →

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